DIRECTOR OF ARTISTIC PLANNING AND TOURING
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is seeking a Director of Artistic Planning and Touring. This position offers a unique opportunity to an experienced, creative, and entrepreneurial individual to work closely with CMS’s Artistic Directors in virtually all areas of artistic planning and to participate in an accelerating strategic expansion of CMS’s presence nationally and internationally through touring and residencies.
The Director of Artistic Planning and Touring is responsible for a) maintaining close contact with the Artistic Directors and Director of Artistic Planning and Administration to plan, coordinate, facilitate, and advance CMS’s artistic vision and performances, including creating and advancing relationships and communications with artists, colleagues in the industry, and staff, and b) for overseeing the CMS touring and residency programs.
The Director of Artistic Planning and Touring is responsible to the Artistic Directors and reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of the chamber music repertoire and previous programming experience; significant experience with touring chamber music, negotiating deals, and establishing and maintaining successful relationships with presenters and tour managers; and mature judgment, strong writing and interpersonal skills, experience in public speaking, and knowledge and awareness of the state of and current events in the classical music world in New York, nationally and internationally. A Bachelor’s degree in music is required, as is proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Salary competitive; excellent benefits. E-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to DAPTsearch@chambermusicsociety.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.